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How Long Does an Oil Change Take?

If your Toyota car or truck is due for oil service, you may be wondering, “How long should an oil change take?” Well, luckily for busy drivers in San Jose, most oil changes with our Toyota 101 service center will take less than an hour, so you can simply schedule your appointment in between errands or on your lunch break. 

If you are curious about our current wait times, contact us today. You can also schedule a service appointment online and get back on the streets of San Jose quickly.



How Long Should an Oil Change Take at Home?

If you’re performing a DIY oil change in San Carlos, the amount of time it takes can vary. You’ll want to budget an hour at minimum, but the exact amount of time can vary greatly. Changing your Toyota vehicle’s oil includes a few material requirements: new oil, a new oil filter, a new oil filter gasket, a rubber mallet, correctly sized wrenches, a jack, and wheel blocks. It’ll usually save you time and the headache by simply bringing your vehicle to our service center.

Additional Oil Change Info 

When it comes time to get your oil changed in the Belmont area: 

  • Conventional wisdom used to dictate that your vehicle’s oil should be changed every 3,000 miles — nowadays, new vehicles need their oil changed every 5,000-7,500 miles. In fact, you will even find models nowadays that can reach 10,000 miles between oil changes. You can confirm in your owner’s manual the specific oil change interval.
  • Our service specials page also has rotating oil change coupons and other discounted services.
  • It’s important to know whether your model requires synthetic or conventional oil, which you can find in your owner’s manual. Synthetic oil typically costs more and is connected with performance vehicles, but it won’t affect the time required for an oil change.

Visit Toyota 101 to Get a Quick Oil Change in Redwood City!

We are a short drive from San Mateo, and have a qualified service team that can handle any maintenance tasks from oil changes to brake repairs. Contact us onlineor call us at 650-910-7720 for more information or stop in for an inspection today!

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